GLOBAL – Amundi, AllenbridgeEpic Investment Advisers, Natixis Global Asset Management, Oddo Asset Management, Aon Hewitt, Momentum Global Investment Management

AmundiNicholas Melhuish has been appointed head of global equity. He joins from UBS Global Asset Management, where he held a similar position. Before then, he was lead portfolio manager responsible for global equity strategies with Nicholas-Applegate Capital Management and senior portfolio manager at Putnam Investments in the US. Separately, Eric Vandamme was appointed head of risk, as well as a member of the executive committee.

AllenbridgeEpic Investment AdvisersSteve Tyson has been appointed a senior adviser at the adviser to UK pension funds. Tyson currently holds a number of advisory, non-executive director and trustee positions. His last full-time role was as CIO and chief executive at Manulife Asset Management from 2004 to 2012.

Natixis Global Asset ManagementChris Jackson has been appointed head of international product. He joins from M&G, where he served as product director for 10 years. Before then, he was responsible for establishing M&G’s strategic alliances with platforms and supermarkets.

Oddo Asset ManagementPatrice Dussol has been appointed co-country head in charge of German-speaking Switzerland. Dussol has 14 years of experience in international asset management, according to Oddo, which opened its office in Zurich in 2011.

Aon HewittStephanie Valles has been appointed business development manager of the consultancy’s Benefits Solutions team. She joins from Capita Employee Benefits (previously Bluefin), where she held a similar role.  

Momentum Global Investment ManagementMark Skinner has been appointed to the UK advisory board as a sales and marketing specialist. Skinner left Henderson in 2012 to help establish KL Communications and take an appointment as a director of AMC Search.